Pre-Law

Undergraduate Program (BA)

As a student pursuing a career in law, you have unique goals and educational plans. At Xavier, you'll find the support and personal attention you need to get into Law School after graduation—from academic advising to peer mentoring and LSAT preparation.

100% of Xavier pre-law students get guidance and support from professors and mentors who are also lawyers.

100%

of Xavier pre-law students get guidance and support from professors and mentors who are also lawyers.

STAND OUT THAT'S THE XAVIER DIFFERENCE

CORE CURRICULUM

Law schools value academic diversity and a broad liberal arts background in their students. Our core curriculum will give you a valuable foundation for all further education.

MENTORSHIP

Be matched with a mentor who is a practicing lawyer from a prestigious private or government law office in the greater Cincinnati area.

REAL EXPERIENCE

Participate in our Mock Trial club and gain experience in regional and national competitions.

Major Decisions

Pre-law is a career intention that you'll pursue along with your chosen major. With that in mind, you should consider declaring a major that you'll enjoy, perform well in and can use as a basis for further graduate work or employment. Whichever major you choose, your advisor will help prepare you for successful admission to the graduate school of your choice.

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First Year

First Year

  • Explore law careers
  • Get course scheduling advice from your pre-law advisor
  • Join the Xavier Mock Trial Club
Sophomore

Sophomore Year

  • Research admittance requirements for law schools
  • Plan your LSAT preparation schedule
  • Connect with your pre-law mentor
Junior

Junior Year

  • Take the LSAT
  • Submit law school applications
Senior

Senior Year

  • Decide which school to attend

Support you can count on.

Preparing for admission to law school requires careful long-range planning and accurate information. Your pre-law advisor can help with course selection, time management tips, information on specific law schools, LSAT preparation advice, letters of recommendation and mock admission interviews.

The Xavier Experience. There's Nothing Like It.

The Xavier Experience. There's Nothing Like It.

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AFTER GRADUATION

Xavier graduates go on to study at prestigious law schools like

  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • Harvard Law School
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law
  • Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Yale Law School